Nearly 58,000 Vietnamese guest workers sent abroad for first eight months 08:12 | 10/09/2008
VGP - According to the Overseas Labor Management Department, nearly 58,000 Vietnamese workers were dispatched to work abroad in the first eight months of the year, up 4.3% over the same period last year. The figure is expected to reach 85,000 guest workers this year.
First 100% foreign-invested bank licensed in VN 15:51 | 09/09/2008
VGP - Standard Chartered Bank acquired a business license from the State Bank of Việt Nam on September 8 to establish its own 100% foreign-invested bank in Việt Nam.
Overseas Vietnamese hold 3rd business forum 14:05 | 09/09/2008
VGP - The 3rd European Overseas Vietnamese Business Forum took place in Balatonfured Hungary on September 6-7, gathering 200 enterprises from 12 European countries.
Risky hi-tech investment fund - new lever for development 15:09 | 06/09/2008
VGP - The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) of Việt Nam intended to submit the Bill on Science and High Technology to the National Assembly’s upcoming fourth sitting scheduled next month. The initiative in formulating a risky hi-tech investment fund, as proposed in the Bill, is widely expected as a lever for hi-tech development in Việt Nam.
Priority given to training of cadres for disadvantageous areas 10:37 | 06/09/2008
VGP – The State has established boarding schools for students from ethnic minority groups and from disadvantageous areas in order to create a powerful contingent of cadres for these localities.
Việt Nam Innovation Summit 2008 launched 18:20 | 05/09/2008
VGP - The two-day Việt Nam Innovation Summit 2008 was jointly held on September 4 by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the IBM Group. The event opens the door for further cooperation in the field of information technology (IT) in Việt Nam.
Second VEF to open this month in Hà Nội 15:25 | 04/09/2008
VGP - The 2nd Việt Nam Economic Forum (VEF) will be held in Hà Nội on September 19 with the participation with Việt Nam's high-ranking leaders, international policy-makers, directors of regional financial corporations and 600 guests from different countries.
Building materials sector to be shifted into dynamic industry 07:45 | 04/09/2008
VGP – According to the overall development scheme of building materials sector by 2020, Việt Nam will be able to manufacture modern mass-production lines of building materials by 2015.
VN Energy Expo 2008 to introduce investment opportunities 17:00 | 29/08/2008
VGP - The 2nd International Forum and Fair on Việt Nam Energy Development - VE Expo 2008 - will be held from October 29 to November 1 in Hà Nội. It will be a good chance for local and foreign enterprises to have an insight in Việt Nam's energy sector, thus figuring out investment opportunities.
45 countries and territories to compete at AI Games III in VN 10:39 | 29/08/2008
VGP- Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyễn Danh Thái made known that nearly 5,000 athletes, coaches, officials and staffs from 45 countries and territories will participate in the 3rd Asian Indoor Games (AI Games III) in Việt Nam.